Deflation

  1. How the Eurozone's Fight Against Deflation Is ...

    The European Central Bank is fighting a desperate battle against deflation. Find ...
  2. Why is Deflation Bad for the Economy?

    Deflation can adversely affect the economy in significant ways.
  3. The Negative Rates of Europe's Central Banks

    We are currently seeing negative central bank deposit rates and government and corporate ...
  4. Japan in Debt: Is It Worth Investing in This ...

    Look into the economic dilemmas faced by Japan, the world's third-largest economy, ...
  5. One Third of Soveriegn Debt Has a Negative Yield

    Total sovereign debt carrying a negative interest rate rose to $10.4 trillion in ...
  6. Chart of the Week: Is Deflation Dead?

    U.S. deflation is no longer an imminent risk. This week’s chart helps illustrate ...
  1. What to Cut From Your Portfolio Right Now

    Owning stocks may shortly become too scary for your portfolio. Here's why, and here ...
  2. Should You Be Bearish or Bullish on Gold?

    Will gold move higher or lower over the next year?
  3. The Most Popular ETFs with Financial Advisors

    Financial advisors might continue to perform well by holding these popular ETFs, ...
  4. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  5. The Delhaize/Ahold Merger: A Buy for Investors?

    The mid-2016 merger of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV will create a supermarket giant, ...
  6. Stocks and ETFs for a Teetering Stock Market ...

    Here's what investors should do when the stock market is teetering.
  1. Why isn't the cost-of-living adjustment mandatory?

    Learn why increases in the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for Social Security benefits don't occur each year automatically.
  2. What are the main risks to the economy of a country that has implemented a policy ...

    Learn about the main risks to a country that has implemented a policy of austerity. Austerity implies cutting government ...
  3. Is the nominal value of GDP a sufficient metric for measuring the economy's health?

    Find out whether the nominal value of gross domestic product is sufficient for measuring the health of an economy and how ...
  4. What does it signify if there is a large discrepancy between a nation's real and ...

    Discover the differences between real GDP and nominal GDP and what it means when there is a large discrepancy between the ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Applicable Federal Rate - AFR

    Rates published monthly by the IRS for federal income tax purposes. These rates are used to calculate assigned interest charges. ...
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  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  4. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
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